Introduction to Roots and Radicals

Introduction to Roots and Radicals - Note that the square...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Introduction to Roots and Radicals Note: This subject is introduced in the pre-algebra section (see Chapter ).  The symbol  is called a  radical sign  and is used to designate  square root.  To designate  cube  root,  a small three is placed above the radical sign,  . When two radical signs are next to each  other, they automatically mean that the two are multiplied. The multiplication sign may be omitted. 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Note that the square root of a negative number is not possible within the real number system; a completely different system of imaginary numbers is used. The (so-called) imaginary numbers are multiples of the imaginary unit i ....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online